Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with some high cloud later this evening, there may be areas of low cloud / anticyclonic gloom in the west. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and increasing cloud, west to northwesterly winds increase.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with some high cloud later on this evening, light winds.
Mostly cloudy with the chance of a shower from afternoon, overnight rain. Freshening northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, north to northwesterly winds freshen. Late evening / overnight spots of rain.
Thickening high cloud with a few spots of rain possible later this evening. Northeasterly winds near the coast, winds tend more northerly inland.
Cloudy, heavy rain about Fiordland spreads into North Westland later this afternoon / evening. Northerlies freshen.
Southland & Otago
Thick high cloud, a few spots of rain possible in the afternoon then high cloud clears in the evening as north to northeasterly winds change westerly.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz